Did You Know? How Computer Worms Work

Computer worms are one of the most common types of malware. Not to be confused with viruses, they are characterized by their ability to run without a host program. Most viruses need a host program to run. Worms, on the other hand, can run by exploiting vulnerabilities...
How Computer Viruses Spread Between Devices

How Computer Viruses Spread Between Devices

Computer viruses are one of the most destructive types of malware. Like most types of malware, they can cause performance issues like slow download speeds, random reboots and screen freezes, and some of them can delete or steal your data as well. Computer viruses,...
Resident vs Non-Resident Computer Viruses: What’s the Difference?

Resident vs Non-Resident Computer Viruses: What’s the Difference?

Defined by their ability to self-replicate, computer viruses are a serious concern for businesses. If one of the computers connected to your business’s information technology (IT) infrastructure becomes infected with a virus, it may spread to other connected...